Branded and private label activewear apparel company Delta Apparel has announced the appointment of James "Al" Cochran to its board of directors.

Cochran brings more than 25 years of proven financial and operational leadership to the board and is senior VP responsible for investor relations and corporate strategies of TurboChef Technologies.

"Al brings a wealth of business experience to our company," said Robert W Humphreys, president and CEO of Delta Apparel. "The expansion of our board of directors ensures our company will continue to benefit from a diversity of experience and opinions. We are pleased to welcome Al, and are confident he will make a significant contribution to our board of directors."